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Passing the Bass -  - <span class="date-display-single">10/11/2018 - 7:00pm</span>

Passing the Bass

10/11/2018 - 7:00pm

Overture Center for the Arts - Capitol Theater

Passing the Bass: A Global Tribute to NEA 2014 Jazzmaster Richard Davis is a historic event in celebration of the life and legacy of world-renowned 2014 NEA Jazzmaster Richard Davis. Davis has made an indelible impact on the world of music during his five decades as a performer and master teacher of the bass. This event will involve performances by some of his closest collaborators from across the globe, as well as, video and photographic tributes and never-before-seen memorabilia from his personal collection. 


At 6:00 there will be an exhibition of Richard Davis' historic memorabilia in the Capitol Theater foyer. Performances will begin at 7:00 PM featuring Andrew Cyrille (drums), Peter Dominguez (bass), Javon Jackson (sax), Aska Kaneko (violin), Angelica Sanchez (piano), and special guest artists.


This event is sponsored by Ho-Chunk Gaming of Wisconsin, Joe and Mary Sensenbrenner, Fox & Fox, S.C., and Hurley Burish S.C. It is co-sponsored by Arts Wisconsin, the Wisconsin Book Festival, Dane Arts, the Greater Madison Jazz Consortium, and the Isthmus. Tickets can be reserved on a first come, first served basis by visiting https://www.overture.org/events/passing-the-bass or by contacting the box office at Overture Center for the Performing Arts. Doors will open at 6:15.

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